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Exploring Byodo-in Temple on Oahu Island

February 17, 2015
byodo in temple

As much as we love Hawaii’s beautiful beaches and luxury lodgings, some of our best memories have included exploring the many off-the-beaten path locations around the islands. Today’s guest author and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, takes us to one of Oahu’s most spectacular sites, the Byodo-In Temple. One of the most […]

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Learning to Bake Pies at Triple Creek Ranch

February 12, 2015
Triple Creek Ranch

Although Triple Creek Ranch offers plenty of outdoor adventures for active boomers, sometimes you need a break from all that rugged fun. That’s how I found myself in a pie baking class on a Thanksgiving visit to the Montana Relais & Chateau guest ranch. Guests gather in the gourmet kitchen of Ponderosa cabin to watch […]

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Visit Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

February 3, 2015
Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

As one of our favorite destinations in the USA, Hawaii has always held a special place in our heart. Luckily, we’ve been able to explore much of the Big Island as well as many of the other surrounding islands. However, today’s guest writer and photographer behind Travel Photo Discovery, Noel Morata is going to take […]

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If Walls Could Talk: Staying at Graylyn Estate

February 2, 2015
Graylyn Estate

Arriving at Graylyn Estate is like stepping back in time to the days when tobacco reigned in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A butler greets me on the steps of the stone manor house that was once the home of J.R. Reynolds Tobacco Company Chairman, Bowman Gray, Sr. and his wife, Nathalie Lyons Gray. Stepping inside, I […]

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Laid Back in Savannah

January 27, 2015
Tybee Island Lighthouse

Although the USA has an infinite amount of travel options, the beautiful south remains one of the most intriguing regions to explore. Especially charming are the many quaint cities along the Atlantic coast like Savannah, a historic city with an unmistakeable mix of southern sophistication and vibrant energy. Today’s guest poster, Sam Lowe, explains the […]

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Cruising the South Pacific again…and again…and agan

January 21, 2015
silver-spirit-cartagena

What is it about the South Pacific that calls our name? Could it be the warm, tropical waters and relaxing sea days? Or could it be the fun we have on favorite South Pacific cruise excursions like swimming with stingrays in French Polynesia? Whatever it is, Alan and I are answering the call — again. This […]

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Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

January 8, 2015
Old Lahaina Luau sunset

What can be said about Hawaii travel that hasn’t been said before? As one of the most treasured natural resources found in the US, this beautiful cluster of volcanic islands truly offers the utmost in travel utopia. Exotic landscape and expansive beaches are only rivalled by the deep history and rich culture of the islands. […]

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San Antonio, Beyond the Alamo

December 10, 2014
alamo

Although many would be wise to pay heed to the warning, “Don’t mess with Texas,” when it comes to travel, the Lone Star State has a wealth of interesting sites as well as its own rich history to explore. Today’s guest article by Sam Lowe explains the best way to see one of the state’s most […]

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A Visit to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp

December 2, 2014
Okefenokee swamp

Out of all of the swamps in the world, Okefenokee Swamp certainly wins for the catchiest of swamp names. Located on the Florida/Georgia border, it’s certainly one of the more off-the-beaten path destinations in the area. However, today’s guest writer, Leigh McAdam from HikeBikeTravel, tells us the best way to visit this intriguing area, rich […]

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Saturday’s scene: Hiking Pilot Mountain

November 22, 2014
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Driving north on Highway 52, Pilot Mountain is the stony punctuation in the rolling hills of the North Carolina countryside. You can’t miss it. The quartzite mountain rises to 2421 feet and is a remnant of the ancient Sauratown Mountain Range in the Yadkin Valley. Native Americans, wildlife and explorers have used Pilot Mountain as a […]

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